Osbeckia chinensis L.

 
  • Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
    (Melastoma Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJAN FAMILY (अंजन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELASTOMATACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Osbeckia chinensis L.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : On marshy soil, sunny slopes among rocks in hills above 1000m.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Kalhandi district, Koraput district, Sambalpur district, Angul district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Tropical Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Japan, Malaysia, Northern Australia, New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Osbeckia chinensis. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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